A Message from Dr. Yaser Najjar, Dean of Graduate Studies

Dr. Yaser Najjar


Welcome and thank you for your interest in graduate studies at Framingham State University.

Graduate education and professional training provide exciting opportunities for individuals to focus on compelling topics and long-pondered questions as well as to enhance career opportunities. Our graduate faculty engage in both cutting-edge research and expert teaching. These are interactive creative processes that cannot be separated from the creation of knowledge. Our graduate programs prepare students to engage in analysis of local and regional challenges which have global implications.

Currently, Framingham State University is expanding its graduate offerings. In addition to our well-established programs in business, health care, counseling, public administration, nursing and education, new and innovative full-and part-time Master’s degree programs are in development. These programs will cater to those who are seeking middle and upper management positions in various areas, including a Professional Science administration, and Emergency Management utilizing GIS and other spatial techniques.

We are committed to educating and training a diverse body of graduate students. We strive to make the graduate experience rewarding, and we emphasize strong mentoring and partnership with industry and other stakeholders.

Whether you are looking at several graduate schools, or have selected Framingham State University for a graduate program or professional certificate or license, I hope that you will take the opportunity to expand your knowledge about our high quality and affordable graduate programs.

Yaser Najjar, Ph.D.

Dean of Graduate Studies